Behind The Bean

Location: Cajamarca region in northern Peru (bordering Ecuador)

Farm: Cooperativa Agraria Cafetalera Aprocanorsi LTDA

Founded: 2004

Varieties: Caturra, Nacional, Pache, Catimor, Bourbon and Castillo

Altitude: 1,300-1,950 masl

Growth: Shade grown

Process: Wet Processed

Harvest Season: April - December


A Cup With Heart:
The Aprocanorsi cooperative brings together 159 small producers (29 of which are women) and is rooted in a strong emphasis on social and environmentally responsible principles.


This coffee is grown at altitudes greater than 1,400 meters above sea level which classifies it as a "Hard Bean" or HB. The higher altitudes and lower temperatures produce a slower maturing fruit and a harder, less porous, yummier good bean.